HOLIDAY HEALTH AND SAFETY

HOLIDAY HEALTH AND SAFETY

  Holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health. Give the gift of health and safety...

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Safety Tips for Pedestrians

Safety Tips for Pedestrians

Safety Tips for Pedestrians Pedestrians account for more than a third of road fatalities across the world. Accpording to the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) 2018 report, This is...

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Driving in Rain Safety Tips

Driving in Rain Safety Tips

Driving in Rain Safety Tips Driving in the rain is difficult and in the night it is even worse. It is difficult to see out of the window and the...

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Treat Others Right

Treat Others Right

Have you ever noticed that people tend to act differently around those they think can do something for them — people who appear to have status, wealth or influence in...

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Run Your Race

Run Your Race

When people come against you and they’re jealous, trying to make you look bad, trying to discourage you, remember you’re in good company! Jesus was probably criticized more than anyone...

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Can God Trust You?

Can God Trust You?

God can’t trust some of us because if He gave us too much to us we might think it’s for us. God will always give to giving people because He...

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ROAD SAFETY CULTURE

ROAD SAFETY CULTURE

Friends, think about this; Every year we lose on average 3,000 lives through road accidents. Think About that. What is Three Thousands(3,000) like? This is like a whole Mega Church,...

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PEDESTRIAN RESPONSIBILITY ON THE ROAD

PEDESTRIAN RESPONSIBILITY ON THE ROAD

Road safety in Kenya. Between 3000 and 13 000 Kenyans lose their lives in road traffic crashes every year. The majority of these people are vulnerable road users – pedestrians,...

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15 ROAD SAFETY POINTS

15 ROAD SAFETY POINTS

Friends, I would like to share these Road Safety tips not only for this weekend and the festive season, but for every day and all hours of the day! 1....

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MOTORCYCLE ROADSAFETY

MOTORCYCLE ROADSAFETY

If you visit any public hospital today you will get a victim of motorcycle road accident. Most riders are careless and do not follow the laid down traffic rules more...

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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived

Mother Teresa didn’t set out searching for fame; it found her. She simply went to India, found a need no one else was meeting, heard the call of God, allowed...

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God is fighting for you

God is Fighting for You

Sometimes God will simply run a protective shield around you where nothing will be able to get through to attack you. Other times something will start to slip through to...

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Nothing Just Happens

Nothing Just Happens

We all have bad days and moments of self-doubt. Sometimes the pressure coming from peers, family, work, and society in general is enough to make us feel completely broken inside....

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Be Yourself

Be Yourself

If I tried to be Bob Marley, Lucky Dube or one of those Morgan Heritage dudes, no matter how well I tried to imitate them and live their lives, the...

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THE REWARD

THE REWARD

THE REWARD CANNOT BE DELAYED ANY LONGER! – In ESTHER 6:1-11, The KING WAS DISALLOWED SLEEP He Was LED BY GOD to REVISIT THE ROYAL RECORDS He Found That MORDECAI...

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Amb Steve Mbugua

Amb Steve Mbugua

Amb Steve Mbugua, Ambassador of Safety and Wellness. Everyone has a mission and purpose that s/he was created to accomplish and I know mine. There comes a time when we...

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Pedestrian Responsibility On Road Safety

Pedestrian Responsibility On Road Safety

Road safety in Kenya. Between 3000 and 13 000 Kenyans lose their lives in road traffic crashes every year. The majority of these people are vulnerable road users – pedestrians,...

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Scars Of Life

Scars Of Life

Everybody has a scar on his/her body, whether it’s an umbilical cord mark, tattoo, Cesarean section operation mark,  BCG mark et-cetera. When you take time to carefully inspect your partner’s...

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SAFETY DAY

SAFETY DAY

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 will be on 28th April. It is also known an Safety Day. World Safety week will be from 22nd to...

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COMMUNITY SERVICE- Serving Others

COMMUNITY SERVICE- Serving Others

Community service is performed by someone or a group of people for the benefit of the public or its institutions. Performing community service is not the same as volunteering, since...

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TERRORISM AWARENESS IN KENYA SCHOOLS

TERRORISM AWARENESS IN KENYA SCHOOLS

Although a terrorist attack upon a school in Kenya in the has been improbable until the Garissa University College attack, the first step toward preparedness is admitting that it is...

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GOD IS WIPING YOUR TEARS

GOD IS WIPING YOUR TEARS

When I took this photo, I was recovering from self defeat, drug misuse and a sluggish life. Through salvation, renewing of my mind and setting my mindset right, there was...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019

Theme: Safety and Health and the future of work Every day, 6,300 people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases – more than 2.3 million deaths per...

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MY LIFE AS AN EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER

MY LIFE AS AN EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER

Every person in life always desires to do something that will make someone happy and be appreciated for a job well done. Unfortunately, most of us do not know how,...

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PRESSING ON

PRESSING ON

Life rewards the diligent, the aggressive, dreamers and those who don’t give chances to opportunities. Any achiever in life will have to encounter challenges/mountains and valleys, friction and lack in...

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GOD IS STILL AT THE THRONE AND IS AWARE

GOD IS STILL AT THE THRONE AND IS AWARE

This day I feel like encouraging you and myself. No one on earth is so satisfied that he doesn’t need Gods intervention. If you conduct an altar call today, even...

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Do Not Quit

Do Not Quit

I want to encourage someone who is feeling like quitting, feeling as if God no longer thinks about him/her. Our God loves us so much that He Has engraved our...

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GOD IS STILL AT THE THRONE AND IS AWARE

GOD IS STILL AT THE THRONE AND IS AWARE

This day I feel like encouraging you and myself. No one on earth is so satisfied that he doesn’t need Gods intervention. If you conduct an altar call today, even...

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YOU ARE HEADING TO A FLOURISHING FINISH

YOU ARE HEADING TO A FLOURISHING FINISH

The God who gave you the grace to start will give you the grace to finish. In boxing, your opponent can give you several kicks but one hefty well calculated...

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Conducting An Effective Fire Drill

Conducting An Effective Fire Drill

Fire drills are essential in any workplace or public building for practicing what to do in the event of a fire. They are also a legal requirement for different countries...

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DON'T GIVE UP

DON’T GIVE UP

Whatever trials you are going through today I would implore you to avoid a state of depression as if it were the plague! Don’t let your inner life die! If...

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Fire Awareness in Our Learning Institutions

Fire Awareness in Our Learning Institutions

In the last few years, hundreds of School Fire incidents have been reported in the country and the trend has been alarming. A lot of opinions and recommendations have been...

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Life Saver For Babies and Children

Life Saver For Babies and Children

A study by Makinika Afrika International, a premier safety and training company, found that 82% of parents didn’t know what to do if their child was choking, nose bleeding, having...

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Customer Satisfaction and Expectation

Customer Satisfaction and Expectation

Having worked with a leading Financial institution in Kenya in customer care and clients training, served as a regional marketing coordinator with a leading publishing company , served with the...

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First Aid Training

First Aid Training

First aid is the initial assistance given to a person who has been injured or gotten ill (casualty) using the locally available materials and generally accepted guideline before handing over...

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A call to eternity

A CALL TO ETERNITY

On 3rd August 2003 at 12:00noon at Deliverance Church Murunyu in Nakuru county, I gave my life to Christ after the word of God came strongly to me through Rev...

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Responsibilities of a First Aider

Responsibilities of a First Aider

First aid is the first help(initial assistance) given to a casualty using the locally available materials and generally accepted principles before handing over to a more responsible person. First aiders...

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Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

Workers have a right to a safe workplace. The law requires employers to provide their employees with safe and healthful workplaces. The OSHA law also prohibits employers from retaliating against...

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Safety Signage

Safety Signage at the Workplace

It is important that employers ensure that their employees are aware of and understand the meaning of safety signs and signals either seen or heard during their work, including providing...

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fire extinguishers

SELECTING APPROPRIATE FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Selecting the most appropriate application of fire-fighting equipment is key to providing your family and/or employees with the best chance of containing a fire before it develops into a major...

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Church Safety

Church Safety

Churches are generally open environments and therefore much more vulnerable than other controlled or semi-controlled workplaces and institutions. Churches by virtue of their nature and their openness tend to attract...

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BLOOD DONATION

Blood Donation

Having donated more than 20 pints of blood, that is 20 times so far, I can confidently say that blood donation is one of the most fulfilling act of humanity....

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Safety and First Aid

Personal Safety and Security

Personal Safety and Security though an area not given enough focus is a knowledge that not only should be a basic life skill but also inculcated in our school’s curriculum....

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Decision Making

Making Crucial Life Decisions

Put a frog into a pot with water and start heating the water. As the temp of the water increase, the frog adjust its body temp accordingly. The frog keeps...

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Emergency Scene Management

Emergency Scene Management

First aid skills saves lives and every body should make it a priority to learn this crucial skill as you never know when you will urgently require it. Having the...

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NANNY

THE NANNY FACTOR

One of the largest employer’s expectation is to have staff who are proactive, productive, happy, fulfilled and with a positive attitude. Disappointing issue is when there is cases of absenteeism...

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First Aid

What is First Aid?

First aid is emergency help given to an injured or suddenly ill person using readily available materials. It can be as simple as removing a splinter from a child’s finger and...

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Training

WE ARE SET TO TRAIN YOUR TEAM

Makinika Afrika School of First Aid and Safety is an institution registered and approved by the Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services(DOSHS) to offer First Aid training in Kenya....

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Victory

COURAGE AND PERSISTENCE

Ever looked at David Rudisha or Julius Yego in the field? They seem to not use a lot of energy to win and make it look so easy but before...

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Gratitude

THE VALUE OF GRATITUDE

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019

An opportunity of a lifetime must be seized in the lifetime of that opportunity. The doors God opens for us will not permanently remain open over lifetime. If Esther did...

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EMT AND PARAMEDIC PROFESSION

EMT AND PARAMEDIC PROFESSION

“The doctor saves lives but it is the skills of an EMT that helps the doctor to save lives.” It’s not easy to save a life. Emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...

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PERSONAL SAFETY AND SECURITY

Personal Safety and Security

Personal Safety and Security though an area not given enough focus is a knowledge that not only should be a basic life skill but also inculcated in our school’s curriculum....

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CRUCIAL KENYA EMERGENCY LINES

CRUCIAL KENYA EMERGENCY LINES

For Effective Emergency service activation, use the 4WCT Code:- 1.  Who – Your name and mobile number 2. Where – Location and Landmarks 3. What – The kind of incident...

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BEHIND THE SCENE

Behind The Scenes

My friend, we all go through moments of anxiety, uncertainty, fear of unknown and challenges of life giving us a fix and making us feel like all forces of nature...

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Behind The Scenes

BEHIND THE SCENES

My friend, we all go through moments of anxiety, uncertainty, fear of unknown and challenges of life giving us a fix and making us feel like all forces of nature...

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DARE NOT QUIT BOOK

Dare Not Quit

You need to do the common things uncommonly well to succeed in anything. You ought to Dare Not Quit. If you do not Fight for what you want now, you...

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OVERCOMING ALL ODDS BOOK COVER

Overcoming All Odds

Anyone who has ever become anything worth writing home about has had to handle fire and brimstone with naked hands, boldly face all obstacles and adversities with courage and determination...

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WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated globally on 28th April every year in commemoration and solidarity with the workers who have died or have been...

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Choking

CHOKING

Choking is when your airway gets blocked and you can’t breathe properly. It is the partial or complete obstruction of the airway. When someone chokes, the airway can either be...

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Nose Bleeding

NOSE BLEEDING

Nose Bleeding is the rapturing of the nose vessels. It can be caused by the following:- Direct blow to the nose or head Blowing of the nose Sneezing High Blood...

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Wound Dressing

SEVERE BLEEDING

There are two types of bleeding:- Internal Bleeding External Bleeding Incase of Severe bleeding, the main objective is to stop bleeding and prevent shock. Assess DR ABC(Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing,...

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FAINTING

FAINTING

Fainting happens when you lose consciousness for a short amount of time because your brain isn’t getting enough oxygen. It is a brief loss of consciousness due to inadequate supply...

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In Pursuit of your destiny

Keep Fighting

My life as an Emergency First Responder { Under Makinika Afrika Int } has been an adventurous life involving dangerous rescues and lifesaving missions. I have responded to dozens of...

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Dream Big

Accept, Adjust, Advance

Death, like other adversities in life, is a lesson, which must be understood and cherished, not feared; it is a rite of passage we all must encounter at one time...

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Attitude

The Scars Of Life

Everybody has a scar in his/her body, whether it’s an umbilical cord mark, tattoo, Cesarean section operation mark,  BCG mark et-cetera. When you take time to carefully inspect your partner’s...

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Victory

AGAINST ALL ODDS

Anyone who has ever become anything worth writing home about has had to handle fire and brimstone with naked hands, boldly face all obstacles and adversities with courage and determination...

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DR WALE AKINYEMI

Author Endorsement

On 25th December 2011, I was seated at Huruma grounds in Eldoret feeling empty, disappointed and concerned about my life. I had gone through episodes of misery, rejection and obstacles...

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Chain of Survival

CHAIN OF SURVIVAL

In Emergency response, one of the major challenge faced more so in the Africa Content is Early Access and response time for Emergency Service Providers. In case of emergency cases...

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Power of Perception

POWER OF PERCEPTION AND WORD OF MOUTH

I appreciate my 2016 engagements with you, praying together, some of those whom we met and shared together, those who invited me to speak in the various occasions like Moi...

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SAFETY SIGNAGE AT THE WORKPLACE

SAFETY SIGNAGE AT THE WORKPLACE

It is important that employers ensure that their employees are aware of and understand the meaning of safety signs and signals either seen or heard during their work, including providing...

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CHURCH SAFETY

CHURCH SAFETY

Churches are generally open environments and therefore much more vulnerable than other controlled or semi-controlled workplaces and institutions. Churches by virtue of their nature and their openness tend to attract...

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FIRST AID KNOWLEDGE SAVES LIVES

FIRST AID KNOWLEDGE SAVES LIVES

First aid is the initial assistance given to a person who has been injured or gotten ill (casualty) using the locally available materials and generally accepted guideline before handing over...

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FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS

FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS

Fire CAN blow your house, business, family or life up in smokes. They say it is a good servant who can turn up to be a bad master and knowing...

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WORK-LIFE-FAMILY-BALANCE

WORK-LIFE-FAMILY-BALANCE

Hey friend, may I have your attention please? It is the will of God that you may have life and have it in abundance. John10:10, The thief enters only to...

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Inspiration

LET GO ALL THE WORRIES

I remember the last day after finishing my KCSE exam at Anestar High School Nakuru my major worry was how to clear the huge school balance that I had accrued...

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SAFETY TRAINING FOR BABY MINDERS

SAFETY TRAINING FOR BABY MINDERS

One of the largest employer’s expectation is to have staff who are proactive, productive, happy, fulfilled and with a positive attitude. Disappointing issue is when there is cases of absenteeism...

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HOLIDAY HEALTH AND SAFETY

HOLIDAY HEALTH AND SAFETY

The holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health. Give the gift of health and safety...

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CUSTOMER EXPECTATION AND SATISFACTION

CUSTOMER EXPECTATION AND SATISFACTION

Having worked with a leading Financial institution in Kenya in customer care and clients training, served as a regional marketing coordinator with a leading publishing company as well as serving...

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Keep Moving

KEEP MOVING

My friend, we all go through moments of anxiety, uncertainty, fear of unknown and challenges of life giving us a fix and making us feel like all forces of nature...

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First Aid

WHAT IS FIRST AID?

First aid is emergency help given to an injured or suddenly ill person using readily available materials. It can be as simple as removing a splinter from a child’s finger...

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YOUR ENEMIES, YOUR STEPPING STONE

YOUR ENEMIES, YOUR STEPPING STONE

God will use your enemies as your stepping stone, that condition that seems to push you down will be your way to your major breakthrough. The enemy will come into...

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Fire Extinguishers

SELECTING THE APPROPRIATE FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Selecting the most appropriate application of fire-fighting equipment is key to providing your family and/or employees with the best chance of containing a fire before it develops into a major...

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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT IN KENYA

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT IN KENYA

Workers have a right to a safe workplace. The law requires employers to provide their employees with safe and healthful workplaces. The OSHA law also prohibits employers from retaliating against...

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THE POWER OF ASKING

Have you ever proposed to a lady or a gentleman proposed to you? One of the stages in life that has a lot of anxiety is when looking for a...

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ADVERSITY

THE OTHER SIDE OF ADVERSITY

Everyone experiences adversity. It’s a part of life no one escapes. In fact, if you haven’t experienced adversity you haven’t lived long enough. Something unpleasant happens, often unexpected, and we...

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WIN WIN

IT’S A WIN-WIN IF WE WORK TOGETHER

A parable is told about the Mouse Trap. A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might...

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First Aid

FIRST AID AND SAFETY AWARENESS

Nothing is more tragic than a life lost needlessly. Every year above 200,000 people in the world die in situations where basic first aid may have given them a chance...

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It's your season

IT’S YOUR TIME, IT’S YOUR SEASON

I know sometimes you feel like giving up. Every new day there’s seems to be no change in your life. All the troubles of your heart and worries keep on...

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DO NOT DESPISE YOUR HUMBLE BEGINNING

DO NOT DESPISE YOUR HUMBLE BEGINNING

Today is the lowest you’ll ever be in life, so take a selfie and preserve it because it will be part of your testimony. TBT…Do not despise the tough moments...

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NAIROBI SAFETY SHOP

LARGEST ONE STOP SAFETY SHOP

Nairobi Safety Shop is the largest supplier of Safety, Security and Health equipment in the region providing all necessary equipment, systems and supplies. We are supplier of safety products, equipment...

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First Aid Training

First Aid Training

There are many cases where knowledge of first aid can be useful, and some where it is essential. From minor injuries to major emergencies, a working familiarity with first aid...

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